1) Bill Gross, probably the most famous and one of the most successful bond investors in the world
The president and Congress must recognize that an AA-plus country, to remain AA-plus, must focus on growth, not debt reduction, in the short term. We have a debt problem — but primarily a crisis of aggregate demand. A 21st-century Keynes would have recognized this and sounded the alarm, pointing out that policymakers from a fiscal perspective are pointing us toward recession and the destructive 1930s instead of a low-growth but still breathing U.S. economy of the 21st century."
So to all the tea partiers, the republican congress and the various and sundry republican presidential cadidates, I'll stick with these guys for advice, thanks. You can stick to looking for Obama's birth certificate and fighting against the myths of evolution and global warming.